Harry R. Schwartz

Code writer, sometime Internet enthusiast, attractive nuisance.

The author at the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris, November 2022. hacker news gitlab sourcehut pinboard librarything 1B41 8F2C 23DE DD9C 807E A74F 841B 3DAE 25AE 721B


British Columbia



Defying the Queen Abroad


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Tags: cranks, ruby.

I keep trying to tell people about _why’s List Of Substitute Names For The Maneuver We Now Know To Be Monkeypatching, but that page is terribly hard to find through a search engine, so I’m mirroring it here:

  • Defiling Science
  • Disowning A Grandfather
  • Slapmethoding
  • The Cougar’s Kiss
  • Demolition d’Ruby
  • Eating Donuts On 71st & Grand
  • Duck Punching
  • Patch Adams
  • Personally (and Openly) Slandering David Alan Black
  • This Gesture Has Been Outlawed
  • Betraying The Trust Of This Fine, Fine Nation
  • Blatting
  • Eviscerating Certain Modules Which Made Themselves Ready And Willing To Be My Most Humble Prey
  • Calmly Opening The Cooler
  • Shaken Mixin Syndrome
  • Just Minding My Own Business
  • A Double Backflip With A Slight Change Of Functionality
  • Giving The Machine Some Vicodin
  • Locking Up The Smithsonian
  • Missus Doubtfire
  • Attempting To Exercise Just A Fraction Of The Lawlessness And Lack Of Discipline Which We All First Learned From Why The Lucky Stiff
  • Entropy’s Apprentice
  • The Evening Before The Wedding Celebration Of Pete Sampras And Howie Mandel
  • Accelerating One’s Aspberger’s
  • Happening To Use The Same Method Name In A Particularly Unfortunate Inheritance Chain
  • Quick, Nail Shut The Orphanage!
  • Defying the Queen Abroad
  • Calling White-Out A Painting
  • People’s Choice Winner Of The 2007 Bloody Knuckles Tournament In Tacoma, Washington
  • Double Feature Of Patch Adams And Mrs. Doubtfire (A Packed Showing)
  • When O’Reilly Wasn’t Looking
  • Stirring The Quicksand
  • Sex In The City Space Shuttle

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